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Climate change affects Southern Ocean carbon sink
The first evidence that recent climate change has weakened one the Earth's natural carbon (2007-05-17)
Climate change will affect carbon sequestration in oceans, model shows
An Earth System model developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign indicates that the best location to store carbon dioxide in the deep ocean will change with climate change. (2005-09-07)
Climate change will affect carbon sequestration in oceans, scientists say
The direct injection of unwanted carbon dioxide deep into the ocean is one suggested strategy to help control rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and mitigate the effects of global warming. (2002-12-03)
Fish getting smaller as the oceans warm: UBC research
Changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish, according to a new study led by fisheries scientists at the University of British Columbia. (2012-09-30)
State of the steric sea level rise, 1955-2003
Based on a detailed analysis of ocean vertical temperature profiles for the 1955-2008 period, Sydney Levitus, lead author, talks about the change of global average sea level induced by the observed warming of the world ocean during the past 53 years. (2009-02-16)
North Atlantic slows on the uptake of CO2
Further evidence for the decline of the oceans' historical role as an important sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide is supplied by new research by environmental scientists from the University of East Anglia, who have taken measurements for a decade from merchant ships plying the North Atlantic. (2007-10-22)
Ocean salinities show an intensified water cycle
Evidence that the world's water cycle has already intensified is contained in new research to be published in the American Journal of Climate. (2010-04-16)
First mass extinction linked to marine anoxia
The end-Ordovician mass extinction, killing roughly 86 percent of all marine species, is now linked to nutrient-driven anoxia in the global ocean. (2012-04-11)
Decoding ocean signals
Geographer Tim DeVries and colleagues determine why the ocean has absorbed more carbon over the past decade. (2017-02-08)
Big data reveals glorious animation of Antarctic bottom water
A remarkably detailed animation of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world around Antarctica has been produced using data generated on Australia's most powerful supercomputer, Raijin. (2015-11-23)
Gene chips forecast ecological impacts of climate change
The AAAS conference topic is (2007-02-18)
Climate change caused by ocean, not just atmosphere, new Rutgers study finds
Most of the concerns about climate change have focused on the amount of greenhouse gases that have been released into the atmosphere. (2014-10-24)
A New Wave In Education -- Bringing The Ocean To The Classroom
Students may be able to dive into their schoolwork in a whole new way with an educators' guide NOAA is providing to teachers. (1998-03-11)
International meeting on the Southern Ocean
Over 80 experts from around the world will meet next week (14-16 July) to discuss the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica. (2003-07-14)
Ocean carbon uptake more variable than thought
The Earth's oceans are thought to have taken up about one quarter of the carbon dioxide that humans pumped into the atmosphere in the past two decades. (2014-11-13)
Understanding multi-decadal global warming rate changes
The multi-decadal global warming rate changes are primarily attributed to multiple ocean surface temperature changes, according to research by CAS Institute of Atmospheric Physics and Australian Bureau of Meteorology and it is the net impact of multiple ocean surface temperature changes, rather than a single ocean basin change, that plays a main driver for the multi-decadal global warming accelerations and slowdowns. (2017-06-13)
Southern Ocean resistant to changing winds
Intensifying winds in the Southern Ocean have had little influence on the strength of the Southern Ocean circulation and therefore its ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, according to a study published in Nature Geoscience. (2008-12-07)
Clouds, a weapon against climate change?
Some clouds cool the earth. But how are these clouds formed? (2011-05-11)
Understanding the Arctic -- NSF-funded expeditions cover new ground in climate science
The effects of climate change appear in the Arctic before becoming apparent in other regions, but scientists know little about the Arctic sea floor. (2006-12-28)
Exceptional view of deep Arctic Ocean methane seeps
Close to 30.000 high definition images of the deep Arctic Ocean floor were captured on a recent research cruise. (2015-06-24)
Warming in the Tasman Sea a global warming hot spot
Oceanographers have identified a series of ocean hotspots around the world generated by strengthening wind systems that have driven oceanic currents, including the East Australian Current, polewards beyond their known boundaries. (2012-01-29)
The Arctic Ocean is becoming more like the Atlantic
The eastern Arctic Ocean is becoming more like the Atlantic Ocean, a new study combining remote sensing and local data finds. (2017-04-06)
Carbon release from ocean helped end Ice Age
Scientists have found a release of carbon dioxide stored deep in the ocean helped warm the planet and bring it out of the last ice age. (2015-02-11)
Indian eddies supply Atlantic Ocean with warm water
Water from the Indian Ocean does not reach the South Atlantic Ocean continuously, but in separate packages. (2005-10-10)
Ocean algae will cope well in varying climates, study shows
Tiny marine algae that play a critical role in supporting life on Earth may be better equipped to deal with future climate change than previously expected, research shows. (2015-06-30)
International honor for University of East Anglia ocean researcher
An environmental scientist from the University of East Anglia has won a prestigious international prize for her outstanding contribution to oceanography. (2009-04-21)
How ocean circulation changed atmospheric CO2
Changes to overturning circulation in the Southern Ocean as a result of temperatures over Antarctica play key role in carbon uptake by the oceans. (2015-09-28)
York survey highlights ocean research priorities
Declines in ocean productivity, increases in ocean acidification, and the cumulative effects of multiple stressors on ocean health are among the most pressing issues facing coastal and maritime countries, according to a survey of scientists by a University of York researcher. (2014-08-13)
Carbon sinks losing the battle with rising emissions
The stabilizing influence that land and ocean carbon sinks have on rising carbon emissions is gradually weakening, scientists who attended the international Copenhagen Climate Change Conference. (2009-03-16)
Ocean life under threat from climate change
The international science community must devote more resources to research into the effects climate change is having on ocean environments. (2008-06-05)
Microbes evolve faster than ocean can disperse them
Ferdi Hellweger, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University, and his research colleagues have created an advanced model aimed at exploring the role of neutral evolution in the biogeographic distribution of ocean microbes. (2014-09-11)
Livermore scientists show salinity counts when it comes to sea level
Using ocean observations and a large suite of climate models, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have found that long-term salinity changes have a stronger influence on regional sea level changes than previously thought. (2014-11-20)
PSA To Debut At National Oceans Conference
A new public service announcement will make its debut at the National Oceans Conference in Monterey June 11 - 12. (1998-06-03)
Climate change signal detected in the Indian Ocean
The signature of climate change over the past 40 years has been identified in temperatures of the Indian Ocean near Australia. (2007-05-29)
ICES Journal of Marine Science publishes special issue on ocean acidification
Today, the ICES Journal of Marine Science publishes a special issue on ocean acidification, the most-studied single topic in marine science. (2016-02-29)
Small eddies produce global effects on climate change
The increasing strength of winds over the Southern Ocean has extended its ability to absorb carbon dioxide, effectively delaying the impacts of global warming. (2015-03-09)
Study shows 4 out of 5 British people are unaware of ocean acidification
A survey of 2,501 members of the public has revealed that just one in five people in Britain are aware of ocean acidification -- a consequence of carbon emissions that poses serious risks to sea-life. (2016-05-09)
Study of oceans' past raises worries about their future
A McGill-led international research team has completed the first global study of changes that occurred in the nitrogen cycle, at the end of the last ice age. (2013-06-14)
West Coast needs more research on fisheries, marine science, climate change
The West Coast critically needs more research about fisheries, ocean health, coastal hazards and climate change -- among other topics -- to support and protect the region's annual $32 billion ocean-related economy, according to a new report prepared by the region's four Sea Grant programs. (2009-06-24)
Floating university expedition to unravel ocean bed secrets of rapid climate change
Researchers from Cardiff University, UK, have sailed into Cardiff Bay, returning from a major research expedition to to unravel the complex history of ice-ocean and climate change over the past 50,000 years. (2004-06-30)
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